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"We are losing an adventurous interdisciplinary thinker and a colleague and friend revered for his humanity," said English Department Chair Anja Wanner.
“Stories from the Flood,” a collaboration involving UW–Madison, has gathered over 70 written, audio, and video interviews with people who experienced what some call a “thousand-year” flood along the Kickapoo River and nearby Coon Creek.
Incoming freshmen and transfer students were introduced to the traditions of campus today with an expanded slate of events surrounding the Chancellor’s Convocation.
With opening celebrations of the center planned for the weekend of October 25-27, 2019, many more audiences will experience its state-of-the-art acoustics and inspired setting.
“The intrinsic beauty and challenge of Go, along with its deep cultural significance in China, Korea, and Japan, have attracted players from around the world,” says organizer Dave Weimer, a professor of public affairs and political science.
De Shields began his theatrical career at UW–Madison, graduating in 1970 and moving to New York City in 1973. His Broadway career includes "The Wiz" and "The Full Monty."
A fast-growing number of students at the College of Letters & Science are turning to SuccessWorks to help prepare them for a career after college.
“Eric is a talented researcher and an experienced administrator – we’re excited to see him move into this role,” says outgoing Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf.
“Corey Pompey is the clear choice,” said Susan Cook, director of the School of Music. “He has a deep musicianship along with an enthusiasm and energy on the podium that was infectious; he really connected with the students.”
Many students arrive at UW–Madison unsure of what they will study or what career they'll choose. They they find, among the many possibilities offered on campus, what they want to do. Here are three.
In December 1968, the world’s first autonomous space-based astronomical observatory carried seven telescopes from UW–Madison, designed and built by a plucky band of scientists in an unassuming warehouse on South Park Street.
Two seniors traveled to the ancient city of Agrigento on the south coast of Sicily this past summer, to develop a more accurate historical timeline.
Homecoming is an occasion often involving food, friends and football — but it’s also a time to welcome Badger alumni back to campus. …
Researchers show that gene loss — not the evolution of new genes — helped drive the fly amanita mushroom into its symbiotic relationship with plants.
The technology Professor Song Jin is advancing – unifying solar electricity generation with storage – could first be used in off-grid, standalone energy systems.